Poster of a criminal brain

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Title

Poster of a criminal brain

Subject

Eugenics
Brain research

Abstract

This poster is an example of one of the enlarged photographs of "Brains of Feebleminded and Criminalist Persons" that Dr. Canavan put on display at the Second International Congress of Eugenics. The subject of the poster was charged with breaking and entering. In her notes, Dr. Canavan recorded that the subject had normal parents and twelve siblings, two of which were abnormal.

Creator

Canavan, Myrtelle M.

Date Created

Undated

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Myrtelle M. Canavan Papers, 1898-1945, GA 10.20

References

An online guide to the collection is available.

Format

image

Extent

1 poster

Language

English

Type

still image

Identifier

DigID0001491

Files

0001491_ref.JPG

Citation

Canavan, Myrtelle M. , “Poster of a criminal brain,” OnView, accessed June 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/5913.